Articles Tagged 'Clarence Thomas'
Supreme Court blocks Louisiana abortion law from taking effect
The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a Louisiana abortion law from taking effect in a split 5-4 vote.
Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court’s… READ MORE
Justice Clarence Thomas: ‘Northern liberal elites’ worse than segregated South
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who was born and raised in Georgia at a time of high racial tension, said race relations are worse now… READ MORE
Democratic lawmaker hits justice as ‘Uncle Thomas’
A Democratic lawmaker from Minnesota criticized Tuesdayâ€™s Supreme Court decision on the Voting Rights Act by calling Justice Clarence Thomas â€œUncle Thomas,â€ then saying he… READ MORE
Health case raises recusal questions for Kagan, Thomas
ByÂ Stephen Dinan-The Washington Times
TheÂ Supreme Courtâ€™s announcement Monday that it will hear challenges to President Obamaâ€™s health care law put a spotlight onÂ Justice Elena Kagan, who worked in the administration while the law was being written and, conservatives argue, helped craft its legal defense.
â€œBefore theÂ Supreme CourtÂ case is heard, we need to know ifÂ Justice… READ MORE
The liberal campaign against SCOTUS conservatives
By KENNETH P. VOGEL, Politico
Still reeling from a 2010 Supreme Court ruling that opened the door to an explosion of political ads fromÂ corporate… READ MORE
Activism of Thomasâ€™s Wife Could Raise Judicial Issues
By Jackie Calmes, The New York Times
RICHMOND, Va. â€” As one of the keynote speakers here Friday at a state convention billed as the… READ MORE
Justice’s wife launches ‘tea party’ group
By Kathleen Hennessey, L.A. Times
As Virginia Thomas tells it in her soft-spoken, Midwestern cadence, the story of her involvement in the “tea party” movement is the tale of an average citizen in action.
“I am an ordinary citizen from Omaha, Neb., who just may have the chance to preserve liberty along with you and other people like you,” she… READ MORE